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Today at a Glance: March 21, 2013

The House completes consideration of the fiscal 2014 GOP budget measure. The chamber also takes up a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to a measure that would fund the government for the remainder of fiscal 2013 and includes separate Defense, Military Construction-VA, Agriculture, Homeland Security and Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations measures.

The Senate continues debate on the fiscal 2014 budget resolution.


Convenes at 9 a.m.

Roll call votes possible:

S Con Res 8
— Fiscal 2014 budget


Judiciary votes on the nominations of Jane Kelly to be U.S. circuit judge for the Eighth Circuit and Kenneth John Gonzales to be U.S. district judge for the District of New Mexico. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen

Energy and Natural Resources votes on the nomination of Sally Jewell to be secretary of the Interior. 10 a.m., 366 Dirksen


Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds an oversight hearing on the Department of Homeland Security. 10 a.m., 342 Dirksen

Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs holds a hearing on rebalance to Asia. 10:30 a.m., 419 Dirksen

Intelligence holds a closed hearing on pending intelligence matters. 2:30 p.m., 219 Hart


Convenes at 9 a.m. for legislative business.

First and last votes expected 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Under a structured rule:

H Con Res 25
— Fiscal 2014 budget

Under a unanimous consent agreement:

HR 933
— Fiscal 2013 continuing resolution (concur in Senate amendment)

Fiscal 2014 Appropriations

Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing. 9:30 am., H-309 Capitol

Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Federal Transit Administration. 10 a.m., 2358-A Rayburn

Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Agriculture Department inspector general. 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn


Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats holds a hearing on the threat of cyberattacks. 9 a.m., 2172 Rayburn

Intelligence holds a closed hearing on ongoing intelligence activities. 9 a.m., HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing on the regulation of medical apps on smartphones. 9 a.m., 2322 Rayburn

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade holds a hearing on U.S. manufacturing issues. Reps Tim Murphy, R-Pa., and Peter J. Visclosky, D-Ind., testify. 9:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources holds a hearing on mineral resources and pending legislation, including bills on mineral production (
HR 761
). 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth

Small Business Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology holds a hearing on protecting small businesses from cyberattacks. 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn

Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel holds a hearing on military suicide prevention. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs holds a hearing on reauthorizing (
HR 910
) and amending (
HR 1080
) the Sikes Act, which requires cooperation between the Departments of Defense and Interior to develop and maintain fish and wildlife resources on military installations. 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth

Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittees on Water Resources and Environment hold a discussion on ports, jobs, economic development and trade with maritime transportation and infrastructure stakeholders. 10 a.m., 2253 Rayburn

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